Slieve Donard January 2012 03/01/2012

Glen River Glen River waterfall in full winter flood
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Glen River
Glen River waterfall in full winter flood
Waterfall It looks cold
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Waterfall
It looks cold
Dark Skies Cloudy grey skies and hurricane force winds made this hike 'interesting'
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Dark Skies
Cloudy grey skies and hurricane force winds made this hike 'interesting'
Snow Sharon & John in the snow
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Snow
Sharon & John in the snow
Whiteout A blizzard hit at the top of the glen
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Whiteout
A blizzard hit at the top of the glen
Group Photo We stopped in the woods for a cuppa and a sandwich. At least there was a bit of shelter
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Group Photo
We stopped in the woods for a cuppa and a sandwich. At least there was a bit of shelter
Another waterfall We didn't make it to the top of Slieve Donard due to the high winds so most of the photos taken on this walk are of the Glen River
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Another waterfall
We didn't make it to the top of Slieve Donard due to the high winds so most of the photos taken on this walk are of the Glen River
Yet another waterfall During the summer this torrent becomes little more than a trickle
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Yet another waterfall
During the summer this torrent becomes little more than a trickle
Slieve Donard This was our destination - though we didn't quite get there
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Slieve Donard
This was our destination - though we didn't quite get there
Spot the Mountain It was maybe just as well we didn't go to the top under these conditions
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Spot the Mountain
It was maybe just as well we didn't go to the top under these conditions